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Thomas A. Loughran

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Deterrence Introduction Criminologists have long been interested in the effectiveness of sanctions and sanction threats on subsequent criminal ...

Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

Lila Kazemian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Developmental and Life-Course Criminology Introduction Developmental and life-course criminology are both concerned with the study of changes i...

Digital Piracy

Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Digital Piracy Introduction The problem of digital piracy is diverse and involves the illegal copying of media including software, digital sou...

Driving and Traffic Offenses

Claire Corbett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Driving and Traffic OffensesIntroduction“Driving offenses” and “traffic offenses” are often treated as synonymous, though some jurisdictions distingui...

Drug Control

Martin Bouchard, Morena Anamali

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Drug Control Introduction A number of psychoactive substances such as cannabis, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines have been defined as ill...

Drug Trafficking, International

Erik D. Fritsvold

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

International Drug Trafficking Introduction The global illegal drug trade is massive in scope with sweeping consequences for the developed and...

Drugs and Crime

Richard Wright, Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Drugs and Crime Introduction The relationship between drugs and crime has a long history and is a mainstay of fiction, widely documented in...

Electronically Monitored Home Confinement

William G. Staples, Darcy L. Sullivan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Electronically Monitored Home ConfinementIntroductionAs a tactic of control and punishment, “house arrest’’ has been used for millennia to sequester i...

Employee Theft

Jay Kennedy

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Employee TheftIntroductionEmployee theft is a type of crime that is unlike many other crimes primarily because the offenders have legitimate and often...

Environmental Crime and Justice

Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Environmental Crime and Justice Introduction Traditionally, environmental crime and justice were viewed as issues for researchers working i...

Experimental Criminology

Lorraine Mazerolle, Sarah Bennett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Experimental Criminology Introduction Experimental criminology is a family of research methods that involves the controlled study of cause and ...


Atanas Rusev

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

ExtortionIntroductionExtortion is a predatory crime similar to other practices such as blackmail, bribery, coercion, and robbery. Extortion practices ...

Family Violence

Karen Terry

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Family Violence Introduction Broadly defined, family violence is any form of violent crime committed by a family member. The most common ty...

Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk

Lynn A. Addington

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk Introduction Fear of crime constitutes a topic of significant interest for criminologists and has generate...

Felon Disenfranchisement

Michelle Inderbitzin

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Felon Disenfranchisement Introduction Felon disenfranchisement refers is the practice of barring individuals who have been convicted of felony...


Myrna Dawson, Michelle Carrigan, Emily Hill

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

FemicideIntroductionOn November 26, 2012, the Vienna Declaration on Femicide was signed by participants at a one-day symposium convened by the Academi...

Feminist Theories

Claire M. Renzetti

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Feminist Theories Introduction Feminist theories are a group of related theories that share several principles in common. First, feminist t...

Feminist Victimization Theories

Courtney Crittenden, Christina Policastro

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Feminist Victimization TheoriesIntroductionMuch of feminist theory focuses on offending, particularly among women. However, there is a growing body of...

Fencing and Stolen Goods Markets

Michael Sutton

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Fencing and Stolen Goods MarketsIntroductionThieves steal particular items in order to sell them to buy whatever it is that motivates them to steal. D...

Firearms and Violence

Ramiro Martínez

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Firearms and Violence Introduction The study of firearms and violence usually involves research on gun-use differences in crime patterns or...

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